Never Give Up

Day 86: Thursday, September 25, 2018 One thing you would get to participate in answering a question off the cuff at the Toastmaster meetings if you were a member. It would prepare you to practice your quick thinking and responding for 1-2 minutes. I was as calm as a river when the Table Topic Master called my name on the stage. He asked me to elaborate on this Chinese proverb: “Dig a well before you are thirsty.” I had never heard it before, but I understood it right away. I told him it means to be prepared for everything you do. Then I gave an example of me practicing for my long speech this Wednesday. I spoke with ease for one minute and fifty-five seconds. I